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The 10 Most Expensive Drugs on the Market in 2021
Prescriptions

The 10 Most Expensive Drugs on the Market in 2021

Prescription drugs can be very expensive in the United States, whether you’re insured or uninsured. Many of the most expensive drugs on the market are known as “break-through” therapies, in which they treat a serious or life-threatening condition.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso13 Oct 2021
Office Visit Costs at Major Urgent Care Centers in the U.S.
Urgent Care

Office Visit Costs at Major Urgent Care Centers in the U.S.

The average office visit cost to see a provider at an urgent care is $141.60, nationwide. If you are getting services, such as X-rays, lab tests, or a flu test, you will likely need to pay additional fees.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin23 Aug 2022
How Much Does a Diabetes Screening Test Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
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How Much Does a Diabetes Screening Test Cost Without Insurance in 2021?

There are several tests that can be done to screen for type 2 diabetes that includes an A1C, random blood sugar test, fasting blood sugar test, and oral glucose tolerance test. All of these tests help to detect when your blood glucose levels are too high, which can indicate impaired glucose regulation in the body.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin23 Aug 2022
5 Best Alternatives to Health Insurance in 2021
Health Insurance

5 Best Alternatives to Health Insurance in 2021

Health insurance is great for specific purposes, mainly to protect an individual or family from great financial loss due to a health issue. However, it has increasingly become more expensive in the U.S., which makes it difficult for every individual’s situation.

Jeff White
Jeff White3 Dec 2021
How Much Does a Doctor's Visit Cost Without Insurance in 2022?
Health Insurance

How Much Does a Doctor's Visit Cost Without Insurance in 2022?

The cost of a doctor visit depends on whether you have private insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, or no insurance. If you do not have insurance, the cost of a doctor visit is typically between $300 and $600, but prices can vary depending on several factors such as lab tests, where you seek care, and procedures done at the visit.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin23 Aug 2022
How Much Do Antibiotics Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
Prescriptions

How Much Do Antibiotics Cost Without Insurance in 2021?

The average cost of generic antibiotics without insurance is about $42.67, while the average cost for brand-name antibiotics is $221.75.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin23 Aug 2022
Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care: When to Go, Differences, Costs, Treatment
Urgent Care

Emergency Room vs. Urgent Care: When to Go, Differences, Costs, Treatment

Deciding between seeking care at the emergency room versus an urgent care clinic can seem confusing, but it doesn’t need to be. You should only go to an ER if you are experiencing an imminent, serious, and/or life-threatening medical complication.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee13 Apr 2022
How Much Do Antidepressants Cost Without Insurance in 2022?
Mental Health

How Much Do Antidepressants Cost Without Insurance in 2022?

The average cost of generic antidepressants without insurance is $62.50 for 30 tablets, while the average cost of brand-name antidepressants is $487.75.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin23 Aug 2022
Lipid Panel Tests: Procedure, Costs, & Where to Get
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Lipid Panel Tests: Procedure, Costs, & Where to Get

A lipid panel is a type of blood test that measures fats and fatty substances in your body.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee7 Jul 2021
How Much Does Medi-Share Cost?
Health Insurance

How Much Does Medi-Share Cost?

It costs $50 to apply to Medi-Share, and there is a $120 one-time membership fee with the first monthly payment. The member would also deliver another one-time fee of $2 to set up the “sharing account.”

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso29 Sep 2022
The Best Health Insurance Options for Millennials in 2021
Health Insurance

The Best Health Insurance Options for Millennials in 2021

As a healthy, young millennial, you may not think health insurance is entirely necessary. However, it’s important to have coverage so that you don’t avoid or put off the care you need, especially if an emergency occurs.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso13 Sep 2021
How Much Does a Pap Smear Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
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How Much Does a Pap Smear Cost Without Insurance in 2021?

A pap smear costs between $39- $125 without insurance. However, this cost does not include the costs for a pelvic exam. The national average cost of a pap smear with a pelvic exam costs $331.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso7 Jan 2022